Ballot measures are a way for voters to exercise some direct democracy, but in some cases the will of the people doesn't translate to policy.
The state’s Board of Elections voted to not certify the results amid the ongoing investigation, and Nancy Pelosi, the favorite to be House speaker next year, said the House could refuse to seat the uncertified Republican.
Following Democratic successes in the midterm elections, Republican legislatures in Michigan and Wisconsin are looking to limit the power of incoming officials via lame-duck session power grabs.
In op-eds and interviews, new acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker expressed his criticisms of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe and laid out a plan to stymie it.
Even as Republicans won statewide races to expand their margin of control in the Senate, voters in traditionally conservative states — and some states where Democrats performed statewide, like Michigan — approved ballot initiatives that advanced a progressive agenda.
In Pennsylvania, Democrats recovered Tuesday from their disastrous showing in 2016. Two years ago, the Keystone State was part of Hillary Clinton’s supposed “blue wall” of states that she could count on as safely in her column. Instead it went to Donald Trump, in the first time a Republican had won
The 29-year-old who shocked the Democratic establishment with her June primary win is officially on her way to Congress after winning New York’s 14th District.
Here is a guide of midterm races to watch — hour-by-hour indicators of what might be happening in the House, the Senate and at the state level.
The Second District is just one of 435, but the rematch from 2016 may offer clues to how the political landscape has shifted in a district that was almost evenly split between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. (Trump won it by a point.)
As the Jewish community of Squirrel Hill began to bury its dead Tuesday from the massacre in the Tree of Life synagogue Saturday, President Trump paid his respects, in a visit few had requested and many opposed. A line stretched far down the block for the funeral of Dr. Jerry Rabinowitz, one of the
A gunman opened fire at a synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pa., killing 11 people and injuring six others.
People enter a voting precinct to vote in the Michigan primary at Robert Trombly Elementary School on Aug. 7, 2018, in Grosse Pointe Park, Mich. Michigan could be a bellwether of how the rest of the country may vote in November. With less than two weeks until the midterm elections, voter suppression
With less than two weeks until the midterm elections, Republicans from President Trump down are not talking about tax cuts — and have been backing away from that message for months.
Rather than Robert Mueller’s investigation and the latest tweets from President Trump, voter interest and campaign advertising are mostly focused on health care, polls show.
Some GOP candidates running this cycle who have or are trying to gut Obamacare are still running on the importance of protecting people with pre-existing conditions.
When President Trump named Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to the Supreme Court in late July, the legal community rallied around the D.C. circuit court judge. Here’s Why Democrats Should Support Judge Kavanaugh,” read the headline of one Politico op-ed. “There are a lot of good reasons for liberals
Kavanaugh veered from the truth, offering explanations that conflicted with evidence or definitions that were unverifiable.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh insisted he was innocent of allegations of sexual assault, but under persistent questioning at his confirmation hearing Thursday rebuffed the suggestion he seek an FBI investigation that could clear his name.